Events

On this page we list events relevant to Equality and Inclusion, whether at the University, such as those held by the Staff Networks, in the wider Leeds area, or beyond. Know of an event which you think should be listed? Contact equality@leeds.ac.uk to let us know, and we can add it to our calendar.

For information on key religious dates, awareness raising dates, term dates and major national and international days of celebration or memorial, the Festivals and Events Calendar has been developed as a practical resource to use as a guide to support academic and wider event planning. Go to the Festivals and Events Calendar page.

The next Meno-Pause for Thought Café dates have been arranged throughout 2020. These are informal café meet ups providing opportunity for discussion and peer support. We plan to spend the first 15 minutes of each café discussing a relevant theme or resource before we move to tea, chat and peer support. All staff are welcome….
International Non-Binary People’s Day is on 14 July. It takes place on this date because it falls exactly halfway between International Women’s Day (8 March) and International Men’s Day (19 November). The day aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non-binary and to raise awareness about issues that non-binary people…
A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk

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A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk
UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent. The annual event creates a safe space to celebrate diverse sexualities, gender identities, cultures, gender expressions and backgrounds, while also fostering, representing and celebrating Black LGBTQ and QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour) culture through…
Windrush Day was introduced on 22 June 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the date when hundreds of passengers from the Caribbean arrived to the UK aboard the MV Empire Windrush. Windrush Day is intended to recognise and honour the significant contributions of the Windrush Generation to British social, cultural and political life. Get involved…
A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk
  A new regular informal meet-up for Trans, Non-binary and Intersex staff and PGR students. This will take place online using Microsoft Teams. For further information, including how to join the meeting, please email: trans@leeds.ac.uk
The Breaking Boundaries in STEM events are aimed at inspiring Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students from under-represented groups to undertake careers in STEM and further their leadership ambitions. Join us to hear inspirational stories from our panellists on imposter syndrome. The panel have experience being first in the family to enter University, studying BTECs/Foundation degree…
Thank you for making LGBT+ History Month a success! Thank you to all our staff and students who helped make LGBT+ History Month events a success. Below you can read a summary of the events that took place. We saw over 70 staff and students in attendance across seven events. 95% of those were satisfied…
Every year, The University of Leeds partnership with Leeds University Union (LUU) to celebrate our global campus through the World Unite Festival, with a week full of events, talks and performances. Headline events to suit all tastes are scheduled to run between Monday 9 and Sunday 15 March. They include: a global night market a…
International Women’s Day Event We will be hearing from women of all backgrounds, races, seniority and there will be plenty opportunity for discussion and audience interaction. Please note this event is open to all staff & students at The University of Leeds. KEYNOTE: Prof Pippa Chapman, Chair in Biogeochemistry (School of Geography). ‘My journey to…
Stuck in a writing slump? Want to improve your confidence on stage? This writing workshop includes all things poetry and spoken word, focused on the theme of ‘identity’. You will have the chance to win free 1:1 writing and performance coaching. Open to all staff & students. Refreshments provided. To book please visit this link…